Join us to learn more about Vets Engaged

Join us for a virtual information session Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the Vets Engaged mini-grant and how to apply. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 2-3pm. Register in advance for this meeting: https://kingcounty.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkfu2gpzwrG9wn_0XU_Np2HEgPuHdAwoRc After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. About Vets…

One year later: innovative program continues housing veterans in King County

In April 2021, King County launched a first in the nation pilot program to help veterans experiencing homelessness connect to safe and stable housing. The program, called the Collaborative Case Management (CCM) Pilot Program, combines the power of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), their federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Veterans Affairs Supportive…

As the Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program Transitions, King County Focuses Efforts on Evictions 

King County is transitioning to the next phase of the Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) that has distributed nearly $340 million in rent assistance across the county. This month, we will receive an estimated $10 million in additional funding from the Washington State Department of Commerce and plan to contract these funds to…

Kent Isolation and Quarantine Site Will No Longer Serve Guests Next Week 

King County Department of Community and Human Services announces that the Kent Isolation and Quarantine (I&Q) site will no longer serve guests, starting Monday, June 13, 2022.  As of today, the building has stopped accepting referrals. With relatively stable COVID-19 hospitalization and death rates, King County made the decision to transition to a more traditional…

Young people speaking up about mental health: Heena Vahora

This was originally posted on the Best Starts for Kids blog. May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We’re grateful to feature stories from young people this week who have been living through a disruptive pandemic and highlight upcoming events and resources to support your mental and emotional health beyond May.  Locally and nationally, young people are…